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  • Tweeting Terminations: 5 Key Employment Considerations for Corporate Reorganizations

    By Michael Murphy and Melissa Pike #reorganization #whattoconsider #reorgwithcare Elon Musk has been making headlines for weeks now after his acquisition of Twitter, and the mass layoff or termination of approximately 3700 employees (or more than half of Twitter’s workforce), followed by the resigna … Read more »

  • Take as Directed: 5 Tips For Dealing with Absenteeism in the Workplace

    By Michael Murphy and Melissa Pike The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted workplaces in many ways, including with regards to how employers manage employee absences due to illness. This issue is especially pressing this time of year, given reports of a surge in RSV, rhinovirus and other respiratory cases … Read more »

  • Michael Murphy and Melissa Pike Join Pink Larkin

    Halifax, NS – Employment and labour lawyers, Michael Murphy and Melissa Pike, have joined Atlantic Canada’s Pink Larkin. Michael Murphy is a partner who advises and represents provincially- and federally-regulated clients in the private and public sectors on workplace and human resources issues. The … Read more »

  • Remembering John Townsend Q.C.

    It is with great sadness that we share the news that our cherished colleague and friend, John Douglas Townsend, passed away on February 28, 2022. John joined Pink Larkin in January of 2018. He was a brilliant advocate and a terrific colleague. John is described by colleagues as a true gentleman, res … Read more »

  • CIRB Confirms Non-interventionist Approach to Reviewing Union Disciplinary Decisions

    By Grace Levy, Articled Clerk  In December 2021, the Canada Industrial Relations Board reaffirmed its longstanding practice of not intervening into union disciplinary decisions, except when discipline is discriminatory. In David Nice v. General Longshore Workers, Checkers, and Shipliners of the Port … Read more »